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Author: Rachel

Sex, chores and fairness: egalitarianism in the modern couple

The equality of the sexes is a relatively modern concept. Even today, it remains an alien, incomprehensible concept in a sizeable proportion of the world. Societal and historical traditions dictate that men are the breadwinners; women, the homemakers. But how do these roles play out in progressive, forward-thinking cultures in the present day?

Sun Bunnies

In 2019, the Easter weekend comes late in April, so now is the time to secure your seats to jet away to warmer climes for a dash of vitamin D, an early tan, and lashings of romance.

The Best Rooftop Bars in London: 2019 Edition

It doesn't get much more romantic than taking a date to one of London's top rooftop bars or terraces, right? So, whether you're looking for somewhere quaint and quiet, or a rooftop bustling with energy and vibrance, our selection is bound to cater for all needs.

Best Breakfasts in London for a Morning Date

We have hand-selected some of the finest and most respected breakfast locations in London based on the most important factors: menu quality, waiting service and atmosphere.

Can Your Dream Partner Become a Reality?

Who is your dream partner? What defines them? What characteristics do they possess – what personality traits? And what do your answers to those questions say about you? Is your ideal partner maybe even just that – an ideal, not a reality?

The 30 Best Restaurants for a First Date in London

As an international matchmaking agency, we’re always looking for restaurants and fine dining spaces where we can recommend our clients to visit. We have handpicked 30 of our favourite restaurants that we believe offer the ultimate dining experience.

Give with Imagination

Some people are clever at thinking of terrific gifts for other people, and others just don’t know where to begin. When it comes to love, it’s really about giving from the heart with imagination. What does that really mean? Spending to demonstrate your love is not an equation based on the amount. How you spend and on what says more about you really knowing the person and that's what will really touch them. At times of the year like Christmas, birthday’s and especially Valentine’s Day, there is a definite feeling of pressure around what to do.

Lovestruck strangers: romance budding from a one-nighter

One-night stands are commonly regarded as somewhat inconsequential, but can they lead to long-term relationships? Here it is important to differentiate between a one-night stand and a hook-up.

Benefits of Gay Matchmaking

Online dating has rapidly become one of the most common ways of meeting a partner. But there is an alternative available to gay men – and it’s entirely offline.

Winter Escape

The best way to tackle winter and January is to accept the fact that it’s cold and makes plans for a romantic weekend escape to somewhere cosy with giant duvet’s, sumptuous sofa’s, and the essential component of a roaring fire. Read on for some of my favourite spots in both London and New York.

Alone in the City: The Metropolis and your Love Life

The dating scene can be tough – and, when you’re living in a big city, it can be especially difficult.

50 Date Ideas in London

First dates are almost always a mixture of two primary factors: optimism and nerves. While we would rather dispel the later, feeling nervous or a having a hint of anxiety on a first date is part of the experience. It’s natural to feel nervous but it’s also important to feel optimistic and excited - you are, after all on a date.

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